Quality Plant Management

Martin Picard

April 23, 2014

by Jim Barnes

The Problem: Wasteful quality control process

The Solution: On-machine verification

In-line measurement tools slash part handling time for Quebec mouldmaker

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RMP60M and RMP600 probes

February 8, 2019

product: RMP60M and RMP600 probes
supplier: Renishaw (Canada) Ltd.
end user: Tigercat Industries

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Creaform productivity station

February 6, 2018

Creaform has updated its MetraSCAN 3D R-series robotic metrology dimensional measurement solution with the R-Series Productivity Station and the R-Series Autocalibration Kit.

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Zeiss CALYPSO pg40

February 3, 2014

Knowledge is just as important as the program when measuring with an automated CMM

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Lincoln Orbital MIG Welding

February 12, 2015

Lincoln Electric Co. has introduced an orbital MIG welding system for industries where orbital welds are subject to high standards, such as pipeline, construction or process piping.

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A small QMS implementation can be accomplished in as little as 10 to 15 days of billable consulting, about the price of a mid-sized sedan.

August 3, 2014

by Kip Hanson

Software is your best bet for managing shop quality levels

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This inline multi-gauging system uses a TESA axial and FMS inductive probes for T.I.R. measurement of a shaft.

October 29, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Assessing the best gauges for your inline measurement system

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Dr. Adam Stoehr

October 7, 2015

Dr. Adam Stoehr develops and facilitates leadership, organizational assessment, process improvement, and quality management training for all sectors across Canada.

Training for quality will improve manufacturing efficiencies

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April 1, 2012

Mitutoyo Canada latest quality control measurement software, MeasurLink 7, combines real-time data acquisition, online SPC analysis, integrated networking and quality information sharing into an enterprise-wide solution. With four levels (Standard, Professional, Professional 3D and Process Analyzer), the software enables users to tailor a quality management system to their specific requirements.

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Reshaping the future

March 29, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Diversification and collaboration keep Canada’s tool, die and mould sector healthy and growing

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Ford Motor Company  has begun the restart  process, implementing  many safety and  care measures.  Ford Motor Co.

June 15, 2020

by Michael Ouellette

No one is sure how supply chains will change after coronavirus, but change will come

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Resiliency Reigns

November 4, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Manufacturers continue to focus on investment to remain globally competitive

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Starrett demonstrates its HVR100-FLIP vision measurement system (in the background) coupled with a robotic loader/unloader.

October 8, 2019

by Andrew Brooks

Robotic metrology continues to make strides, but challenges remain

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Testing aircraft components in the Non-Destructive Testing department at IMP Aerospace and Defence's facility

March 30, 2015

by Mary Del Ciancio

Eliminate errors and ensure safety with these tips for non-destructive testing in aerospace

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Sheila Selby, CMM programmer at Amphenol Canada Corp., aligns a fixture to the laser location on the Zeiss multi-sensor machine.

May 30, 2014

By Kip Hanson

Using multi-sensor CMMs to measure critical parts pays off for two Canadian manufacturers

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October 14, 2014

by Tim Wilson

Canada's die and mould industry is on an upswing

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June 3, 2012

What you should consider before purchasing an optical measurement device

by Fritz Jordaan

Due to the extensive range of products available in the market, optical measuring devices range from stereo microscopes, measuring microscopes, and profile projectors, to 2D and 3D vision systems both manual and CNC.

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Cover image from April Issue 2017.

April 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Is Canada's automotive manufacturing industry growth sustainable?

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The Collision Safeguard option from Makino can read in tools, workpiece and fixture directly from CGTech's Vericut project files. The image depicts a Makino 5 axis milling machine in Vericut version 7.3.

February 9, 2015

by Kip Hanson

Adaptive machining technologies are changing the way we make parts

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